Marty Picks Polski: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

Martin Scorsese got his first exposure to Polish cinema at film school. Its heady stew of Italian neo-realism, French New Wave, and German Expressionism was a quintessential mix of European … Continue reading Marty Picks Polski: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

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Over and Over: Time-Traveling Classic Je t’aime, je t’aime

Claude Ridder wanted to end it all. Too bad he couldn’t get it right, a bullet fired into his chest merely landing him in hospital, one more botched suicide left to … Continue reading Over and Over: Time-Traveling Classic Je t’aime, je t’aime

The Curious Case of Robert LePage

Imagine this world isn’t the only world. This life isn’t your only life. There are others, variations, subtle shifts from one to the next but you don’t see them. Time … Continue reading The Curious Case of Robert LePage

Presence: The Films of Claire Denis

A woman walks naked through the streets, wearing only high heels, blood on her legs. Somewhere, perhaps nearby, police load a body in a bag into an ambulance. Or perhaps … Continue reading Presence: The Films of Claire Denis